Queens Library Lends out Ties to Job Seekers

In the highly competitive New York City job market every job applicant always needs to bring their very best to each and every interview they have. Dressing professionally is an integral part of bringing your best. However, for some, simply owing the professional clothing is a significant barrier. If you’re low-income, unemployed, and/or homeless it… Read more

Pregnant and in Prison?

The crisis in ​the American ​criminal justice ​system and ​the need for prison reform ​is sparking ​voracious ​debate​s​, news headlines, and even whole conferences and panels. Within this larger issue is the rapidly growing population of female inmates in American prisons, including women that are arrested while pregnant. As a ​recent ​piece in the New… Read more

​School Segregation in New York City?

New York City has the largest and most ethnically diverse public school district in the country. ​However, it is also one of the most segregated school districts as evidenced by ​recent data from the New School’s Center for New York City Affairs. A recent report​ illustrates that ​despite increasing gentrification in NYC, ​schools in ethnically… Read more